Table 1

Demographic and smoking characteristics of participants

Combined samples% of sample size (n=320)
Gender (quota): male50
Current/ex-smoker80.0/20.0
Age, median25 years
Employment status
 Fulltime49.7
 Part-time/casual24.1
 Unemployed26.2
Education
 Did not complete secondary15.6
 Finished secondary school36.3
 Diploma or degree48.1
Studying: fulltime/part-time17.2/11.9
Cigarette consumption: current smokers/(ex-smokers)
 Non-daily10.2/21.9
 1–10 cigs/day49.3/45.3
 11 plus cigs/day40.7/32.8
Median quit length (ex-smokers only)8 months